One might be forgiven, when listening to the church music of Antonio Lotti (c –), for thinking that he was a Venetian composer contemporary with. Lotti A – Crucifixus. Composer: Category: Anthem. Words. Crucifixus etiam pro nobis; sub Pontio Pilato passus et sepultus est. Lotti is most famous for his Crucifixus in 8 parts, although it is not generally known that this ‘motet’ actually comes from a larger work: the Credo in F for choir and.

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Buy copies Back to Lotti catalogue Credo in G minor: Unlike Lotti’s other Credos, this does not require more parts for any sections, though there are solo instructions which could be performed by a semi-chorus.

Views Read Edit View history. The work is scored lltti two bass instruments: An instrumental bass continuo part is available for purchase upon request. Retrieved from ” https: The Crucifixus for 8vv is available as a PDF for free download.

Antonio Lotti: Crucifixus | Delphian Records

In this work, the music of the Benedictus and Agnus Dei reprises material from earlier sections of the mass. Credo in D minor: All the other Crucifixus motets can all be traced to a complete Credowhereas no Credo has been found containing this piece.

It is hoped this volume will prove useful to church choirs and concert ensembles alike. His music sounds as if he were writing in the late s when he was, in fact, a contemporary of J S Bach. The practice of setting lengthy, musically complex and ostentatious music for these sections of the mass is typical of Italian church music, leaving the Sanctus, Benedictus and Agnus Dei to be performed as plainsong.


The major editorial tasks are the creation of a part reduction for the vocal score; realising the figured bass; and the transfer of source accidentals in the Crucifixus into the key signature.

Crucifixus a 8 voci (Lotti, Antonio)

He wrote in the Baroque idiom of the late seventeenth century, adjusting his style to the new, leaner harmony of the approaching Classical era. Don’t show me this message again.

Above all, his love and mastery of contrapuntal and imitative writing dominates in his later years, and the composer became very highly regarded. The Crucifixus section is widely known as a motet, separated from its context. Armonico ConsortChristopher Monks conductor.

Click track numbers above to select. The strings then return in fanfare, to proclaim the Et resurrexit. Buy copies Back to Lotti catalogue Credo in D minor: Crucifixus a 8 composer. A computer synthesised audio track of this work. This work, for 6 voices, is a section from Lotti’s Credo in G minor for double choir, strings and continuo.

Parts have been editorially created to allow a variety of bass instruments to perform the work: After this he remained in Venice. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

From the British Library, an early 19th century ms in score. Some of his sacred choral works crucifixys unaccompanied a cappella but many of them are composed in the concertato style with strings, basso continuo, and occasionally oboes and trumpets.

Antonio Lotti – Wikipedia

The original key signature has only one flat; E and A flats in the lothi have therefore been subsumed into the key signature to retain a familiarity with previous editions. Organ accompaniment is included, though the works could crucfixus be performed unaccompanied. This sequence of music for Lent, Passiontide and Easter represents a journey through perhaps the most dramatic part of the Church’s year.


For this section of the Credothe continuo alone backs the choir; the remaining instruments are tacetand the choir doubles to 8 parts. These works spanning the centuries are chosen from the heart of Tenebrae’s concert repertoire. In Dresden he also composed a handful of operas, including Odii del Sangue delusi.

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He was indeed crucified for us at the hands of Pontius Pilate. As composer he was clearly able to adapt to the stylistic demands placed upon crucifixis. Allegri’s haunting Miserere is the central point in a journey through music of longing and entreaty, hope crufifixus faith.

This Credo has, in turn, been placed into a collection of mass texts cruciifxus Lotti to form a complete mass setting. He died and was buried. As with the other settings, an Adagio for Et incarnatus est and a joyous fanfare for Et resurrexit restore the music of the Crucifixus to its rightful context.

The Cambridge SingersJohn Rutter conductor. Lotti is most famous for his Crucifixus in 8 parts, although it is not generally known that crufifixus ‘motet’ actually comes from a larger work: Lotti also composed twenty-eight stage works. It is probable that this was done by Jan Dismas Zelenka, who often produced ‘gestrechten’ complete masses from incomplete settings by other composers.